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  • 19 February 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Manson Construction Co., a Washington-based marine contractor, has just won another dredging contract from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers.  The Corps’ Portland District awarded this $17.7 million worth channel dredging contract for Astoria and Coos Bay, Oregon. Work will be also performed in Longview and Ocean Shore, Washington; and San Francisco and Eureka, California. Estimated completion date for the works is […]

  • 19 November 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Southwind Construction Corp. will start dredging operations on or about 23 November near Sullivan’s Island at the intersection of Breach Inlet and Jeremy Creek. These operations will be undertaken with the dredger Wilko and will run 7 days per week/24 hours per day until approximately 16 February, 2016. Floating rubber and submerged polyethylene pipeline associated […]

  • 8 January 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Starting this month, crews under contract of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Baltimore District, will begin dredging roughly 2.6 million cubic yards of material from the Baltimore Harbor and Channels navigation project via a $25.6 million contract awarded this past fall. This dredging is being performed to ensure continued safe navigation in and out […]

  • 31 December 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The CMA CGM Benjamin Franklin, an 18,000-TEU megaship named in honor of one of America’s founding fathers, is expected to call at the Port of Oakland today, making it the largest container ship of this capacity ever to call at any port in the United States. The vessel, operated by France-based shipping line CMA CGM, […]

  • 21 October 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The two dredges to be used in the Cherry Grove Dredging Project should arrive in North Myrtle Beach later today, reports the City of North Myrtle Beach. As a precautionary measure, the South Carolina Department of Transportation had stopped the trucks carrying the dredges at the South Carolina/Georgia border. The trucks were stopped in order to first […]

  • 1 September 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Town of Hilton Head Island has just announced that all works on the town’s beach nourishment project have been suspended because of the coming storm. As a result of the forecast track of Tropical Depression Nine (Tropical Storm Hermine), the town’s contractor Weeks Marine Inc., suspended beach fill operations on Wednesday August 31, 2016 and began […]

  • 29 August 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Lakes and Rivers Contracting Inc., of Lemont (IL) is about to begin a long-awaited Waubonsie Lake dredging project. The City Council has just approved the contract to dredge and filter the lake bottom in Waubonsie Lake Park, off Kautz Road near Clarendon Lane, reported the Chicago Tribune. This $1.85 million dredging contract is the first such in more than twenty […]

  • 17 April 2017
    Business & Finance

    The annual Oceanside Harbor dredging project is underway, with Manson Construction Company having moved its equipment to the site and begun the process of assembling the pipeline that will transport material from the harbor’s entrance to points south along Oceanside’s beach. Dredging operations are scheduled to begin today, USACE said in its latest announcement. The […]

  • 30 March 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Throughout the world, nature-based solutions are gaining ground over traditional engineering solutions for the reduction of flood risks, an independent institute for applied research in the field of water and subsurface, Deltares, said in its latest announcement. When implemented properly, they generate additional benefits for local residents, nature and, ultimately, the economy. But a lot […]

  • 22 March 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Norfolk District, is making good progress on the Willoughby Spit and Vicinity Coastal Storm Damage Reduction project in Norfolk, Virginia. USACE and its contractors from Great Lakes Dredging and Dock Company have so far completed 23% of the works, placing some 271,943 cubic yards of sand along the beach. According to the Corps, […]

  • 20 February 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    West Dorset District Council recently appointed Raymond Brown Construction to carry out works that will strengthen the quay walls at West Bay’s deep water berth. The project is set to begin today and will run for around 16 weeks. According to the council, normal working hours will be Monday to Friday between 7.30am and 6pm, while […]

  • 15 February 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Los Angeles District, reported today that the Channel Islands Harbor dredging project is progressing well and is expected to be completed before the end of February. Channel Islands Harbor Director Lyn Krieger and Los Angeles District Commander Col. Kirk Gibbs recently visited the area, where they were briefed on the […]

  • 5 January 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Canadian Environmental Agency has begun a federal environmental assessment of the proposed Port of Quebec Deep-Water Multipurpose Wharf Project – Beauport 2020. The agency is inviting public comments until February 10, 2017 on the potential environmental effects of the project and any proposed measures to prevent or mitigate those effects, as described in a […]

  • 3 January 2017
    Business & Finance

    The City of South Padre Island and PARTRAC, a UK based marine and coastal survey consultancy group, have formalized a working partnership. Through successful grant awards they will combine their knowledge, resources and technical capabilities to improve understanding of coastal zone processes affecting beach morphology and sediment transport at South Padre Island, reported PARTRAC. South Padre […]

  • 23 December 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Maintenance dredging of the Port of Redwood City’s shipping channel was completed last week, restoring the channel to its authorized depth of minus 30-feet. The dredging was performed under the auspices of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. According to the port, maintaining this full depth will allow ocean carriers to bring in fuller and […]

  • 22 December 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources have given their final approval for full scale wet dredge for the Ashland Project. The announcement was made by the Northern States Power Company, an Xcel Energy company, who said that the final approval for a full scale wet dredge of impacted sediments at […]

  • 15 December 2016
    Business & Finance

    Federal flood control projects and navigation improvements in Mississippi will be funded by the State, according to U.S. Senator Thad Cochran. Senator Cochran yesterday reported that more than $400 million in disaster relief has been approved by Congress to address flood damage that occurred in the Lower Mississippi River Valley in the winter and spring of […]

  • 6 July 2016
    Business & Finance

    With immediate effect and for a period of approximately 7 months, marine works involving dredging operations will be carried out on the Shing Mun River channel in Sha Tin. According to the Hong Kong Marine Department (MARDEP), these works will be carried out by a flotilla of vessels including one derrick lighter, two hopper barges, two bucket pontoons, […]

  • 6 October 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has reached an agreement, adopted as a Court order, to dredge the Cleveland Harbor federal navigation channel in 2016. Under the terms of the agreement, which was spearheaded by the Corps, dredged sediment from the federal navigation channel will be placed in a confined disposal facility (CDF). The Corps […]

  • 26 September 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Maintenance dredging within Oceanside Harbor continued last week with the contractor, CJW Construction, reporting having removed approximately 34,220 cubic yards of material from the harbor’s entrance channels from September 15 through 21. According to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Los Angeles District, the contractor reported one day lost to large ocean swells in this reporting period. […]

  • 8 September 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Mineral raw materials from the sea may contribute to ensuring the long term supply of industrial nations with important raw materials, Bosch Rexroth said in its latest announcement. The DeepSea Mining Alliance (DSMA) supports the development of deep sea mining projects in order to allow for an environmentally friendly extraction of these raw materials in the […]

  • 9 December 2014
    Business & Finance

    The Clifton Springs maintenance dredging program will be underway from Wednesday, December 10, to Friday, December 12, 2014, weather permitting, according to Parks Victoria. Dredging will be carried out by long reach excavator located on the northern breakwater of the harbor in the vicinity of the harbor entrance. Temporary unlit buoys, conforming to IALA standards, and a high visibility silt […]

  • 8 December 2014
    Business & Finance

    The Australian Marine Conservation Society (AMCS) has welcomed Societe Generale’s decision to withdraw involvement in the Alpha coal mine, putting investment in port and rail infrastructure at Abbot Point in doubt. Felicity Wishart, AMCS Great Barrier Reef campaign director, said a lack of investor confidence in this and other port expansions is growing because they […]

  • 20 January 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Great Barrier Reef is in a fragile state and must be protected from the additional pressure posed by the fast-growing risk of port expansion, dredging and dumping, according to the Australian Marine Conservation Society (AMCS). AMCS Great Barrier Reef campaign director Felicity Wishart said the report prepared by NRM bodies into the impact of […]

  • 20 November 2014
    Business & Finance

    In a call with the Director of the Office of Management and Budget (OMB), Shaun Donovan, U.S. Senator Bob Casey (D-PA) pressed for continued investment in the Delaware Deepening Project in the Administration’s upcoming FY16 budget. Casey has been a congressional leader in pushing for funds for the deepening project and has worked to secure […]

  • 27 February 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Zarzud Morskiego Portu Gdansk SA has invited bidders to submit their offers for the Port of Gdansk development project. The announced scheme will involve execution of three stages of durable strengthening to pier foundations in the Port of Gdansk. This project is scheduled to begin in May this year, and the completion date will be November […]